The Regional Western Sweden SOM Survey 1993

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute

Description

This is the second study in the series of SOM-surveys carried out in Western Sweden exclusively. The questionnaire was divided into six subject fields: mass media; politics and society; the municipality of Göteborg; energy, nuclear power and environment; leisure and housing; and background. Many of the questions are replications of questions asked in SOM-survey Western Sweden 1992 (SSD 0460), but there is also a number of new questions. These questions dealt with time spent listening to the radio, viewing morning television and reading morning paper; impression of morning television; amount of local government issues read in the local paper; confidence in a number of Swedish mass media; opinion on a number of statements concerning the regional division of Sweden. Respondents living in Göteborg had to answer a number of questions dealing with the magazine ´Vårt Göteborg´, published by Göteborg local authority. Other questions specific for respondents living in Göteborg dealt with the neighbourhood committees and their activities. Respondents also had to give their opinion on a number of proposa

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Subject area

Media, Environment and conservation, Energy and natural resources, Political behaviour and attitudes, Leisure, tourism and sport (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Social Sciences, Political Science, Media Studies (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

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Responsible department/unit

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute

Identifiers

SND-ID: SND 0466

Alternative title

Väst-SOM 1993

Description

This is the second study in the series of SOM-surveys carried out in Western Sweden exclusively. The questionnaire was divided into six subject fields: mass media; politics and society; the municipality of Göteborg; energy, nuclear power and environment; leisure and housing; and background. Many of the questions are replications of questions asked in SOM-survey Western Sweden 1992 (SSD 0460), but there is also a number of new questions. These questions dealt with time spent listening to the radio, viewing morning television and reading morning paper; impression of morning television; amount of local government issues read in the local paper; confidence in a number of Swedish mass media; opinion on a number of statements concerning the regional division of Sweden. Respondents living in Göteborg had to answer a number of questions dealing with the magazine ´Vårt Göteborg´, published by Göteborg local authority. Other questions specific for respondents living in Göteborg dealt with the neighbourhood committees and their activities. Respondents also had to give their opinion on a number of proposa

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Language

Swedish

Time period(s) investigated

1993-10 — 1994-01

Lowest geographic unit

Municipality

Highest geographic unit

Municipality

Unit of analysis

Population

Individuals aged 15-80 years residing in Göteborg or one of the eleven surrounding municipalities, Ale, Härryda, Kungsbacka, Kungälv, Lerum, Lilla Edet, Mölndal, Partille, Stenungsund, Tjörn and Öckerö.

Sampling procedure

Probability: Simple random

Subject area

Media, Environment and conservation, Energy and natural resources, Political behaviour and attitudes, Leisure, tourism and sport (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Social Sciences, Political Science, Media Studies (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

Publications

Nilsson, Lennart (ed.) (1994) Västsverige i fokus : SOM-undersökningen i Västsverige 1993. SOM report no. 12. Göteborg: SOM Institute
SOM Institute publications
ISBN: 91-972694-1-7

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The Regional Western Sweden SOM Survey 1993

Suggested citation

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute (1995). <em>The Regional Western Sweden SOM Survey 1993</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/002645">https://doi.org/10.5878/002645</a>

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

University of Gothenburg, SOM Institute

Data format / data structure

Numeric

Data collection

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper

Time period(s) for data collection: 1993-10-26 — 1994-01-18

Data collector: Långedrags Informationskonsult

Sample size: 2800

Number of responses: 1586

Source of the data: Population group

Variables

358

Number of individuals/objects

1586

Response rate/participation rate

70

Published: 1994-01-01
Last updated: 2020-01-23